Ginger & Rosa Grade: B+ Director: Sally Potter (Orlando) Screenplay: Potter (The Tango Lesson) Cast: Elle Fanning (Super 8), Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures) Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 90 min by John DeSando
Ginger & Rosa is a deceptive title because this slight tale is intensely about Ginger (Elle Fanning), whose life is affected by Rosa (Alice Englert), but still defined by her own sense of herself and her notions of right and wrong.
The Gatekeepers Grade: A Director: Cast: Ami Avalon, Avraham Shalom Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 101 min. by John DeSando
"These are philosophical questions, not practical ones," Yaakov Peri
If the Arab-Israeli conflict interests you, then take a close look at The Gatekeepers, a first-rate documentary about Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency primarily responsible for Israel’s complicated relationship with Palestine, for both good and bad.